# Area of a Trapezoid Calculator

## About Area of a Trapezoid Calculator

The Area of a Trapezoid Calculator is used to help you find the area of a trapezoid.

## Trapezoid

A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with two sides parallel. The trapezoid is equivalent to the British definition of a trapezium.

## Area of a Trapezoid Formula

The following is the calculation formula for the area of a trapezoid, where a and b are the lengths of the parallel sides, and h is the height: